Benefits and risks of structuring and/or coding the presenting patient history in the electronic health record: systematic review

Bernard Fernando, Dipak Kalra, Zoe Morrison, Emma Byrne, Aziz Sheikh

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Abstract / Description of output

Patient histories in electronic health records currently exist mainly in free text format thereby limiting the possibility that decision support technology may contribute to the accuracy and timeliness of clinical diagnoses. Structuring and/or coding make patient histories potentially computable.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-46
Number of pages10
JournalBMJ Quality & Safety
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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